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Thought Leadership from the Asia Pacific Centre for Regulatory Strategy

The Centre provides insight on the rapidly changing regulatory environment in the financial services industry. We have our finger on the pulse of emerging issues and help our clients stay informed—and take action when necessary. The Centre’s list of thought leadership pieces include:

  • Restoring Trust in Financial Services: three key levers for conduct risk management
    Mitigating misconduct requires a multi-faceted approach. In our report, we outline the three key levers – culture, conduct framework, and conduct analytics – that can help financial institutions evolve their culture to reflect strong risk management and accountability across all of their business activities, and ultimately restore trust.
  • 2020 Asia Pacific Regulatory Outlook
    In this report, we explore how Asia Pacific regulators will focus on these aspects of financial institutions’ social licence to operate in the coming year. We look at how this will impact firms’ internal operations, how they harness technology, how they engage with their customers and society as a whole, and what firms need to do to meet these challenges.
  • Asia Pacific Financial Services Regulatory Outlook 2019
    This report explores nine themes that the Deloitte Centre for Regulatory Strategy expects to dominate the financial services regulatory agenda in the region over the coming year. Whilst the significance of each of these nine themes will vary across different jurisdictions, industry sectors and institutions, we consider all areas identified to be relevant to financial services firms operating in Asia Pacific to some degree. 
  • LIBOR transition: Setting your firm up for success
    Regulators have signalled the need for firms to transition from LIBOR by the end of 2021. Given the degree of uncertainty and complexity, transition is likely to be one of the biggest transformation programmes many firms will have undertaken. This report is designed to help Board members and executives understand what is needed to drive transition. 
  • Financial Services Regulatory Outlook 2018: Facing the future
    This paper sets out the top ten regulatory themes that the Deloitte Centre for Regulatory Strategy expects to dominate the financial services regulatory agenda in Asia Pacific over the coming year. Whilst the significance of each of these ten themes will vary across different jurisdictions, industry sectors and institutions, we consider all areas identified to be relevant to financial services firms operating in Asia Pacific to some degree. 
  • Global bank governance in a structurally reformed world
    This report from the Centre for Regulatory Strategy, EMEA sets out the new reality for governing global banking groups in the context of structural reform and makes recommendations for where global banks should focus their energies in trying to tackle the challenges they face. Click here for more information. 
  • Cyber regulation in Asia Pacific: How financial institutions can craft a clear strategy in a diverse region
    This report aims to shed light on regulation emerging in the cyber risk realm for financial institutions active in Asia Pacific, with a view to helping those institutions develop a strategy that meets the varying regulatory expectations.
  • Managing conduct risk: Addressing drivers, restoring trust
    To help financial services organisations be proactive about misconduct, this paper explores its fundamental drivers, the various industry and regulatory initiatives that have arisen in response, and some of the emerging technologies firms can enlist to help manage conduct risk.
  • Financial services regulatory outlook 2017: Navigating the year ahead
    This paper sets out the major regulatory themes that the Deloitte Centre for Regulatory Strategy expects to dominate the regulatory agenda for Asia Pacific financial institutions over the coming year. It explores these themes at an international and national level, providing our view of the significant regulatory events expected in the year ahead and beyond. 
  • Tackling too-big-to-fail: The resolvability challenge for banks
    The paper sets out our view on what “good” looks like for banks trying to achieve resolvability, identifying six ‘resolvability drivers’ that they must address to meet resolution authorities’ expectations.
  • Management information on culture: Connecting the dots
    This paper, launched in partnership between Deloitte’s three regulatory strategy centres, sets out eight principles for collecting meaningful management information (MI) on culture that will allow Boards and senior management to understand if their “tone from the top” is reflected in a strong and consistent “echo from the bottom”. 
  • Asia Pacific regulatory themes for 2016: Global change, regional context
    This paper sets out the major regulatory themes and reforms that the Deloitte Asia Pacific Centre for Regulatory Strategy believes will impact financial services firms in the region in 2016. It explores these themes at an international and national level, and provides a clear view of the regulatory events expected in the year ahead and beyond.
  • Global bank booking models: Making a success of structural reform
    At a time of heightened global regulatory scrutiny, global banks’ booking models are under increased pressure from the authorities. This report, launched in partnership between Deloitte’s three regulatory strategy centres – EMEA, US, and APAC – critically assesses booking models in the new regulatory and supervisory environment. 
  • Regulatory reform: The Asia Pacific state of play
    This paper sets out the key elements of the financial services international reform agenda and the application of these in the Asia Pacific region.